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Her and She

All my writing lately seems out of character for me.  I reference she and her (something I’ve never really done before) but I don’t know if she is someone I know or if she’s me.   67 more words

Creative Writing

The Comprehensive Exam Project

Doodles and Ponderings Readers: I am beginning to study for my comprehensive exam, which I will take in Spring 2016. There are a lot of requirements, but the bulk of the work involves reading from two lists: a historical list and a special area list. 795 more words


What if This Was the Sort of Thing People Thought About When They Heard "Christian"?

Evangelicals Denounce Payday Lenders, Join Fight For New Regulations.

Payday loans are an evil that take advantage of people in need.  I was so happy to see this headline, as this is the sort of thing I wish Christians were known for. 129 more words


Simple Living: We Moved!

My little family lived in our tiny apartment for 13 months. While we had many great experiences in and enjoyed our little apartment, we felt the need to move into a place where our son could have his own room. 210 more words


The Definition of Friendship

I know a girl who, when she was in grade school, was asked to write down the name of her best friend in the class on a slip of paper. 1,054 more words


Prayer prompt for Thursday, May 28

Like running into Daddy’s arms, Romans 8:14-16 reassures us that God’s love is bigger than our fears.


Unmaintained chaos is no way to live each day

There is something about starting something new, something fresh.

I know a lot about that. I’ve started plenty of new things and I have about 25 self-help books right here, right now just sitting there waiting for me to finish them and take that “next step”. 671 more words

Jan Spiller